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    Water Utilities Don’t See Climate Change As Priority

    Facing short-term challenges including an infrastructure crisis and revenue pressures, water utilities are not prioritizing climate change as a major concern.

  • In San Francisco, Sex Sells Water Conservation
    In San Francisco, Sex Sells Water Conservation

    Can San Francisco make conservation sexy?

  • Smart Water For Smart Cities
    Smart Water For Smart Cities

    Schneider Electric looks at the challenges that municipalities are faced with, and helps cities try and be smarter in the way they meet what the people living in these cities need.

  • Activated Carbon Stays Strong
    Activated Carbon Stays Strong

    Sometimes the old ways are the best. Adsorption using porous carbons was described as early as 1550 B.C. on ancient Egyptian papyrus and the treatment method has remained useful for confronting today’s contamination problems.

  • Math Solutions: More Flow Rate Conversion Calculations
    Math Solutions: More Flow Rate Conversion Calculations

    Water Online’s “Math Solutions” series, presented by wastewater consultant and trainer Dan Theobald (“Wastewater Dan”), instructs operators on flow rate conversion calculations.

  • Mandatory Water Rationing In San Jose Prompts Backlash
    Mandatory Water Rationing In San Jose Prompts Backlash

    Mandatory water rationing in San Jose, CA, has prompted a backlash from locals who say the rules are too strict.

  • In Drought, Smart Meters Prompt Privacy Concerns
    In Drought, Smart Meters Prompt Privacy Concerns

    Smart water meters are being used for a non-traditional purpose in California, where authorities are trying to enforce conservation measures during the drought.

  • Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility
    Sulzer Pumps Reduce Downtime At Water Utility

    Winslow Township — the largest town in Camden County, NJ — The Winslow Township sought relief from its clog-prone, unreliable pumps.

  • Accurately Measuring Network Leakage
    Accurately Measuring Network Leakage

    The pressures of supplying a growing global population mean that the world’s water supplies need to be managed more closely than ever.

  • The Importance of Drought: Good for Business?
    The Importance of Drought: Good for Business?

    Normally, when people hear the word ‘drought’ it’s thought of with a negative connotation. In the water business, however, that’s not always the case.

  • Safeguarding Public Health with UV Disinfection – Swansea, United Kingdom (Case Study)
    Safeguarding Public Health with UV Disinfection – Swansea, United Kingdom (Case Study)

    In order to improve the treatment performance (because of the continued cost to maintain compliance), and ensure that it would eventually have the treatment capacity to meet future population growth equivalent of up to 225,000,

  • Combating Chromium The Smart Way
    Combating Chromium The Smart Way

    Ever since Erin Brockovich discovered hexavalent chromium in California’s water supply in the early ‘90s, the contaminant has been on the minds of treatment plant operators everywhere.

  • Meters Mean More
    Meters Mean More

    The water meter may seem like a small piece of equipment in the scope of the full treatment and delivery process, but it will be crucial to the industry’s forthcoming strides.

  • 10 Tech Discoveries From ACE15
    10 Tech Discoveries From ACE15

    Although drought was a particularly dominant theme this year, ACE15 offered its usual plethora of solutions for all water practitioners. The event drew in excess of 10,000 attendees from around the world with problems as varied as the systems they represent. Lucky for them, there were more than 500 exhibitors on hand at the Anaheim Convention Center with potential answers. Among the many, here are 10 products that have particular potential.

  • Getting 100 Years Out Of Your Storage Tank
    Getting 100 Years Out Of Your Storage Tank

    Pro-tips shared by Tank Industry Consultants make getting the most out of storage tanks easy.

  • Trident® HS Package Water Treatment Plant Video
    Trident® HS Package Water Treatment Plant Video

    There are four stages in the Trident HS package treatment system, which provides multi-barrier protection for difficult-to-treat surface water, groundwater, industrial process water, and tertiary wastewater.

  • Flint Water Improving While Challenges Remain
    Flint Water Improving While Challenges Remain

    Flint’s water supply is clearing up after a year of water contamination challenges, but regulatory and legal difficulties remain.

  • Body Found In Inaccessible Oregon Wastewater System
    Body Found In Inaccessible Oregon Wastewater System

    Wastewater operators and city authorities were puzzled when they found a body last month in an inaccessible part of the Eugene, OR, wastewater system.

  • Water Consumption Data Driving Major Change in Water Consumer Behavior
    Water Consumption Data Driving Major Change in Water Consumer Behavior

    Getting consumers to buy in to the value of water has always been tricky. Many people have been hearing messages about saving water for years but to little effect.

  • Consulting Firm Plays Matchmaker For Public Utilities And Innovative Technologies
    Consulting Firm Plays Matchmaker For Public Utilities And Innovative Technologies

    Like a dating service connecting municipalities with their ideal innovation match, Isle Utilities simplifies the process of new technology adoption.

  • What Condition Are Your Pipelines In?
    What Condition Are Your Pipelines In?

    With a heightened focus on water loss, pipeline condition assessment has become a hot topic. Armed with better data, utilities are making more informed decisions about their Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) budgets and repair or replace pipeline priorities.

  • Texas Regulators Investigate Link Between Fracking And Earthquakes
    Texas Regulators Investigate Link Between Fracking And Earthquakes

    State regulators are considering whether fracking injection wells are the cause of recent earthquakes in Texas.

  • NASA Finds Water Running Out, But Not How Fast
    NASA Finds Water Running Out, But Not How Fast

    There are signs that the world is running out of water: shortages, strict conservation mandates, and violent water conflicts that are expected to get worse.

  • Bringing Valves Into The Digital Age
    Bringing Valves Into The Digital Age

    At this point, there is hardly a piece of equipment in a water treatment plant that remains offline. The industry has embraced technology as a way to make nearly every process easier and more efficient. But some plant workers resist this incoming technology, arguing that low-tech solutions have worked for so long, there are simply some aspects of their work that are better done by hand.

  • Carbon Company Highlights Ion Exchange
    Carbon Company Highlights Ion Exchange

    Activated carbon and ion exchange can be called two sides of the same coin. Where activated carbon purifies water by removing organic contaminants through an adsorption process, ion exchange removes contaminants under the surface via electrical charge.

  • The Evolution Of Wastewater Reuse
    The Evolution Of Wastewater Reuse

    The need to conserve our water resources has gone from idealistic to imperative in recent years. There are countless ways that utilities are looking to meet that pressure, but few solutions are making more headway than wastewater reuse.

  • Advanced Metering Poised To Become Utilities’ New Best Friend
    Advanced Metering Poised To Become Utilities’ New Best Friend

    Utility workers will remember a time when meter reading meant driving to a customer’s house, walking up to their meter and manually recording water use. Those days were replaced with the now standard use of walk- and drive-by meter readers. That standard, like its predecessor, is poised to be supplanted by the next wave in metering technology.

  • Moving Water Quality Innovation Forward
    Moving Water Quality Innovation Forward

    Hach is a company that does several kinds of water analysis, with solutions from laboratory and water/wastewater, to power, pharmaceutical, and more. Pam Moss, a technical sales specialist in the Southeast for Hach, sat down with Water Online Radio at ACE to briefly discuss some of Hach’s offerings for looking at the biologics and chemistry in water.

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